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Lorry crash brings M25 to a standstill – live updates

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Original article from Kent Live

All traffic is currently being held between J1 and J2 on the M25 near the Dartford Crossing.

A lorry and two vehicles have collided on the anti-clockwise carriageway causing long delays in the lead-up to the Dartford Crossing.

The incident took place on the The M25 anticlockwise between M25 J1B at Dartford and J1A A206 at Swanscombe.

Traffic is already queuing back to J2 at the A2 Darenth interchange.

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KentLive have contacted Kent Police for a statement on the accident.

Pictures from motorway cameras show a car facing in the wrong direction with a lorry at a standstill.

There are reports that there has been a fuel spillage too.

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Henry Collier

Police say scene is 'reported to be clear'

Kent Police have told KentLive that the scene is 'reported to be clear' following the incident earlier on this morning.

However, with traffic at a standstill for more than half an hour it could take a long time to clear the road completely.

Delays could be expected in the area until the traffic is completely free.

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Henry Collier

Pictures shows scale of the tailbacks on the M25

Julie Collier, who is stuck in the traffic, has tweeted showing how far back the traffic is reaching. Kent Police say the incident has now been cleared but pictures show long delays

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Kent Police issue statement on M25 crash

Kent Police was called at 10am on Tuesday 18 May 2021 to a report of a collision, reported to involve several vehicles, on the A282 London-bound.

Officers attended alongside South East Coast Ambulance Service and, at present, no serious injuries have been reported.

The incident did cause an obstruction in the carriageway however the scene is now reported to be clear.

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